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Daily Science - Grade 5

Evan-Moor Educational Publishers

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Help pique your grade 5 students’ natural curiosity and develop their love of learning about themselves and the world around them with Evan-Moor’s Daily Science for grade five.

The science curriculum features a variety of engaging lesson plans, curated by experts in education. Students will explore a variety of topics, broken down into easy-to-teach units that flow together seamlessly.

Our 30-week daily science instruction resources, workbooks, and activities will introduce your students to fascinating concepts and necessary vocabulary words through the use of 150 activities that will encourage participation, enthusiasm and learning. These inquiry-based activities relate to one of the “Big Idea” units that cover a variety of scientific subjects including biology, life science, earth science, chemistry, and more! Your fifth-graders will learn the answers to fascinating questions that will whet their scientific appetites and make them want to learn more about the world around them! Our interactive, hands-on activities will engage your students, effectively presenting and reinforcing key concepts that are appropriate for their grade and comprehension levels.

Evan-Moor’s materials have been developed by experts in the education industry and have been loved by students and teachers for over three decades. They’re perfect for supplemental instruction, review or even homeschooling. Our highly rated daily science review materials are guaranteed to help your students achieve new educational milestones. See the difference our daily science materials and books can make in your classroom and in the lives of your fifth-grade students!

Fit standards-based science instruction into your curriculum!

Help your grade 5 students develop a genuine understanding of standards-based scientific concepts and vocabulary using the 150 engaging activities in Daily Science! A variety of rich resources, including vocabulary practice, hands-on science activities, and comprehension tests in multiple-choice format, help you successfully introduce students to earth, life, and physical science concepts.

Evan-Moor’s Daily Science for grade 5 is more than just a 5th grade science book; it's an entire program designed to make learning new science concepts easy. The program includes lesson plans, discussion questions, activity ideas, and more so you can plan your entire year around the material. With Evan-Moor, students can achieve more and educators can get the resources they need to help facilitate student success

30 weeks of instruction cover the following standards-based science topics:

Big Idea 1: Living things are made mostly of cells. Multicellular organisms have different cells that perform specialized functions
Week 1: Why are bones hard and muscles soft?
Week 2: Why does skin wrinkle in the bathtub?
Week 3: What happens if you swallow gum?
Week 4: How do people give blood without running out of it?
Week 5: Unit Review

Big Idea 2: An ecosystem is a community in which every living thing fills a role
Week 1: Why do earthworms like dirt?
Week 2: Why do pandas eat plants but polar bears eat meat?
Week 3: Is the lion really the king of the jungle?
Week 4: How can so many different plants live in the rainforest?
Week 5: Unit Review

Big Idea 3: Water covers most of the Earth's surface. It circulates between oceans and land in a process called the water cycle
Week 1: Do we really drink the same water that dinosaurs did?
Week 2: Why don't rivers and lakes soak into the ground?
Week 3: What makes the desert so dry?
Week 4: Can we run out of water?
Week 5: Unit Review

Big Idea 4: Gravity is the force that keeps planets in orbit around the sun, and the moon in orbit around Earth
Week 1: Why do we weigh more on Earth than on the moon?
Week 2: What causes ocean tides?
Week 3: Why are planets round?
Week 4: Why don't planets crash into each other?
Week 5: Unit Review

Big Idea 5: Heat flows from warmer objects to cooler ones until both reach the same temperature
Week 1: How does a thermometer work?
Week 2: How does a microwave oven cook food?
Week 3: What causes hurricanes?
Week 4: How does a thermos work?
Week 5: Unit Review

Big Idea 6: When a new substance is made through a chemical reaction, it has properties that are different from the original substance
Week 1: What puts the fizz in soda?
Week 2: Why does metal rust?
Week 3: Why do batteries die?
Week 4: Why can't you light a match more than once?
Week 5: Unit Review